Emotions in the Human Voice, Volume I

Emotions in the Human Voice - K. Izdebski

This book introduces foundations of vocal examined emotions and the vocal expressions of affective states are included. Theoretical aspects of emotions in the human voice are, incorporating both historical perspectives as well as new theoretical approaches. Vocal aspects of affective states are approached from many points of view and linked with affective dimensions and categories. Discussed among the nonverbal cues is the role of pitch, loudness, spectrum and speech rate. Findings are linked to the many fields that study emotions. The volume also discusses what constitutes an emotion, the function of the emotions in our life, and what is vocally transmitted to comprehend these states.

About Krzysztof Izdebski

Dr. Krzysztof Izdebski, founder and Chairman of Pacific Voice and Speech Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to voice and speech dysfunction and a Chairman of the Annual Pacific Voice Conference, a yearly gathering of voice experts is an internationally recognized scientist, clinician and a voice-speech pathologist. He is also a co-founder of the World Voice Consortium, an international body of individuals and institutions dedicated to the study and care of the human voice.

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